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Latest October 2007 California wildfires Stories

2014-09-17 12:22:54

SDG&E, UCLA helped to develop Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U. S. Department of Agriculture/U.S.

2011-06-10 00:00:27

Wallow fire is poised to become the worst blaze in the history of the state.

2008-10-14 15:00:14

Firefighters at the northern edge of California's San Fernando Valley got a break Tuesday as Santa Ana winds eased up after fueling deadly twin wildfires.

2008-10-09 21:00:24

CAMP PENDLETON -- Smoke from a wildfire near San Diego blew into the San Gabriel Valley and Whittier this morning, even as firefighters worked to significantly slow the progress of the blaze.

2008-08-17 12:00:20

Authorities suspect arson in five brush fires that had burned 50 acres in a Los Angeles park. Three hundred firefighters were called in Saturday to battle the blazes that all began within a two-hour period, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.

2008-08-07 03:00:18

By Stacia Glenn DEER LODGE PARK - The wind howled and blew his worst nightmare that much closer, the red glow burning hot like a demon in the night. Randy Clauson blinked once, probably twice, then his tired brown eyes focused on the hellish vision.

2008-07-18 06:00:30

By Peter Hecht, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 18--President Bush took a helicopter tour of charred forests above Shasta Lake on Thursday and vowed to do the "best ... we possibly can" in directing federal assistance to help California respond to devastating wildfires.

2008-07-14 09:00:35

By Scott Lindlaw Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Violent thunderstorms brought rain bursts that modestly helped firefighting efforts Sunday, but the downpours also triggered mudslides that complicated California's unfolding wildfire disaster. "If it isn't fire, it's flood.

2008-07-13 21:00:13

By Jason Dearen; Juliana Barbassa PARADISE - Firefighters "turned the corner" Saturday on a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills, one of the hundreds of blazes burning huge swaths of state at the start of an unusual fire season.

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2008-07-12 09:10:00

As hundreds of blazes continue to char California, additional National Guard troops and overseas crews are being called in to assist exhausted firefighters, and President Bush has scheduled a visit to the state.


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